The MG HS is now a hybrid, to be exact it's actually a PHEV, and can be charged at home or with a Type 2 charger.
We had the HS Exclusive on review for 7 days, meaning we had chance to really get to grips with it, the petrol HS was a great SUV, and this builds on that by offering over 30 miles of pure electric range, 275bhp meaning 0-60 in around 7s and upto 130mpg.
It's full of premmium materials, safety and features a 10 speed automatic gearbox.
Welcome to our full review and road test of the MG5 SW EV, this is the first electric station wagon in Europe, and yes it doesn't really look like an MG, mind you that's not surprising as it's based on the Roewe ei5.
The electric estate car offers a combined range of 214 miles - which increases to a rather healthy 276 in a city environment, and don't forget you can regen and recoup miles too - the new 5 SWEV offers great economy, style and versatility, as well as rather engaging drive.
This car suits so many people, whether it's due to you heading into ULEZ zones or you wnat a cost effective way to carry cargo, passengers or simply for active sports, you need to drive the MG5 SW to find out for yourself.
What amazed us, was how easily it coped with steep climbs & descents, hairpins, chilly temperature and far more, just watch our Road Trip to find out more.
Prices for the MG5 range start at £24,495.00 for the Excite and £26,495.00 for the Exclusive - both after the OLEV Grant has been applied.
The new MG5 is the first fully Electric estate car in Europe, it's well priced, has more range than the ZS EV and offers a rather engaging drive, yes it may resemble what you picture an MG as or have as much safety, however its fantastic value.
The first thing you notice is that the MG 5 doesn't follow the currnet design language of the brand, mind you there's a good reason for that, it's based on the Roewe ei5, meaning it also doesn't have all the safety you see in the new ZS, ZS ev and HS.
The electric estate car has 214m range which increases to around 270m in the city, and hits 60 in rather nippy 7.7 seconds, it's roomy, versatile and practical.
We thought we'd see how the MG5 would fair on treacherous mountain roads, hair raising hairpins and steep hills.
Where better than on our doorstep, well kind of... the Rynose Pass and HardKnot Pass, our journey takes us just 100 miles on a round trip, we also utilise the M6 to see how speed affects the car.